Valerie is a Venezuelan-American mom of three. She moved to Miami to study and build a career, and while doing so, ended up building a family with her Brazilian husband. Inspired in her learning experiences as a wife and mom with a career and a ministry, she created an Instagram account, Familia With Purpose. A multicultural parenting blog, Familia with Purpose reflects her trilingual family and their faith in Christ at the center of their lives to find wisdom, strength, joy and purpose. Valerie is passionate about writing devotionals and sharing Biblical truths applied to purpose-driven motherhood and family life. Follow Valerie on Instagram @familiawithpurpose.
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